30-year-old Ashley Brosius, a former employee at Mount Airy Casino Resort has been charged with money laundering conspiracy by the U.S Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Brosius along with a co-conspirator, who has not been charged, made copies of players cards made from the stolen personal identification numbers and cards, linked to player’s club cards. Brosius then used to load these duplicate cards with free slot play credits. These cards were given out to individuals to use for gambling at the slots.
According to the reports the money laundering scheme involving a sum amounting to approximately $140,000 started in the November of 2014 and kept going until the November 2015. The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation and the Pennsylvania State Police. The offense attracts a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment under federal law and a fine of $500,000.
Mount Airy Casino Resort which opened in October 2007 is located in the heart of Pocono Mountains.